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Physical Education AS and A Level at Ripley St Thomas CE Academy

Course description

This is an interesting and challenging learning experience, linking key sporting ideas with practical performance and gaining insights into the relationships they  have  with  each other. The    development    of    transferable    skills,    including    decision making, psychological understanding of people, independent thinking, problem solving and analytical skills as well as thinking and acting under pressure.

The study of A level Physical Education opens up a range of possibilities for further study and careers associated with the subject. The  emphasis  throughout  the  two  year  course  is  on  the  development of knowledge, competence and confidence in a wide variety of skills. You   will   learn   how   Physical   Education   affects   and   contributes   to   society   and   also   how   to   apply   your   knowledge  from  this  course  to  any  number  of  different  practical situations or career choices.

Course content

AS and A-Level

Unit 1
• Anatomy & Physiology
• Exercise Physiology
• Biomechanics

Unit 2
• Acquiring movement skills
• Sports Psychology
• Sport and Society

Unit 3
• Practical Performance or coaching
• EAP

Entry requirements

Grade B in Science essential. Grade B in GCSE PE/Distinction in BTEC.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Ripley St Thomas CE Academy directly.

Last updated date: 12 August 2016
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